Samsung Galaxy A42 5G


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Price in Kenya  Approx. Ksh 40,000
Display  6.6 inch AMOLED
Camera 48MP + 8MP + 5MP+ 5MP
Storage 128 GB
Chipset Snapdragon 750G
O.S Android 10, One UI 2.0
Battery 5,000 mAh

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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G price in Kenya is 40,000 shillings. It was announced in 2020, September, it runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chip processor with an Adreno 619 GPU. The phone has 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage which is expandable using micro SDXC (dedicated slot). It also runs on Android 10 and is powered by a 5000 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G price & key features

Price  Approx. Ksh 40,000
Display  6.6 inch AMOLED
Camera 48MP + 8MP + 5MP+ 5MP
Storage 128 GB
Chipset Snapdragon 750G
O.S Android 10, One UI 2.0
Battery 5000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G measures 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 190grams. Coming to cameras, it has a quad 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP rear camera and a 20 MP front camera for selfies. This phone has a 6.6 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 399 PPI. It has a 2.0, Type-C 1.0 port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the Galaxy A42 5G. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and GPS too. Buy it today at Phones Store Kenya.


This phone, the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G was released in 2020, November 11. This phone has a 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm dimension and weighs about 193 grams. It is also a Dual SIM smartphone that uses Nano-SIM and has dual stand-by or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). On the front is a hole punch display wherein the selfie camera lies. Its back panel has a quad-camera module on the right-hand side. As for the fingerprint scanner, it is an optical, under-display scanner.

The Galaxy A42 5G comes in the color Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, and Prism Dot Gray. It makes use of the USB Type-C 2.0 and has a 3.5 mm jack. The phone also has Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, LE, and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot. As for radio (FM/AM), the same is is unspecified here but NFC is very much present.

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The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G smartphone supports four network technologies. These are GSM, HSPA, LTE, and 5G. HSPA extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks using the WCDMA protocols. LTE  is a standard for wireless broadband communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies. Global System for Mobile Communications is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablets.


A phone platform is the hardware/software environment for tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. Samsung Galaxy A42 5G runs on the Android 10 operating system.  Android 10 is the tenth major release and the 17th version of the Android mobile operating system. It was released on September 3, 2019. Also powering the Galaxy A42 5G is an Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 570) chipset. This version of Android it runs is based on One UI 2.5.

Under the hood, it also brings an Adreno 619 GPU. The Qualcomm Adreno 619 is a mobile graphics card for mid-range smartphones and tablets (mostly Android-based). It is included in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SoCs and based on the Adreno 600 architecture (like the Adreno 630, which should be fully compatible in software). The Galaxy A42 5G comes with 128 GB of internal storage with 6 GB of RAM. You may also want to check out the OnePlus 8T smartphone. This phone is powered by Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) chipset.


There are five cameras on the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G. They are made up of a main 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, 8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), and a 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth). Its main feature is LED flash, panorama, HDR and it can shoot video up to [email protected]/60fps with the main camera, and [email protected] also with the selfie. Speaking of the selfie, on A42 5G there is a single 20 MP, f/2.1 shooter.


Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has a respectable Li-Po 5,000 mAh, non-removable battery with fast charging 15W. It is a lasting battery given its 5,000 mAh capacity. It also has fast charging 30W – see also the OnePlus Nord smartphone.

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